AT HOME IN EUROPE
Generous European Culture2000 funding enables ISIS Arts (UK) and it’s
international project partners BEK (Norway), InterSpace (Bulgaria) and
RIXC (Latvia) to curate a NEW SCREENING PROGRAMME around the theme of
European Identity for the Big M, ISIS Art’s inflatable touring space.
Daily, more and more European people decide to live in other European
countries. With a shifting concept of nationality it becomes
increasingly important to consider what it means to be European. Is
there such a thing as European Identity and how does it relate to
For this programme we invite submissions of films or video works on this
theme from artists of any nationality.
Selected works will become part of the new screening programme which
will tour to the four partnering countries between May 2007 and
Work will be selected through open submission. In order to be considered
individual works must:
- Have a running time of 5 minutes or less
- Be single channel and non interactive
- Address the project theme
Selected artists will receive an exhibition fee of € 300 (The Big M is
not a commercial venture and admission is free). Copyright remains
solely with the artist.
The Big M is a highly stylised inflatable structure that functions as a
temporary and mobile venue for the presentation of video and digital
media. Unique in both design and function, the Big M provides an
alternative to the conventional gallery setting and exhibits work by
emerging and established artists to diverse audiences.
To submit pieces for consideration please send work on DVD, CD Rom (720x
576 dpi QuickTime movie) or mini DV, titled and with a synopsis of 50
words maximum, a CV and a stamped addressed envelope (if you want your
materials returned) to:
C Sundtsg 55
Deadline for receipt of submissions is the 3rd of February 2007
Further inquiries to isis at isisarts dot org dot uk
Further project information can be found on
The original Greek glyphs from DejaVu Serif 2.12 look like
The edition of DejaVu Serif (Greek) by Vangelis Karageorgos look like
Ben Laenen from the DejaVu project, an gave the following comments/advice
> as Simos mentioned, Serif already has Greek since a very long
> time now.
> however, I've never been really too happy about it [current state of Greek in Serif --simos], and some
> improvements are still pending. I also must say that I like the style
> of Vangelis' glyphs, even though it has some things I've personally
> never been too keen about, like the ita and chi without descender. In
> the glyphs I designed I also removed the serifs on the descenders,
> but they seem to work in Vangelis' style.
> Now, before we start thinking about replacing the glyphs in DejaVu: I
> first want to see some feedback from the Greek users to see which
> style they would like more, and what would have to be changed before
> they would accept them.
> Also, if these new glyphs get included, the Greek Extended block
> should be altered as well (work I'm not very keen on doing myself
> since I know how boring that work is Some other glyphs in the
> main Greek block may need changes as well.
Now, the question is, do you like the Greek edition of DejaVu Serif by Vangelis Karageorgos? If you do like it or you do not, please say so. It would also be good to specify what elements are better in the proposed version.
Update 2010: Link to .jar file (if you want to install using phone cable or Bluetooth): http://m.google.com/mail/download/binaries/L1/2.0.6/mail_n60-3.jar
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Google started offering a new service for GMail users; you can download a J2ME application to your mobile phone and start browsing your mails. You do not need to connect through the web interface.
You can install the J2ME applicaiton by visiting (through your phone's browser) the URL http://gmail.com/app/. This page will automatically detect which phone you are using (from the User-Agent string) and redirect to the correct .jad file so that the installation can take place.
If you want to install the J2ME application the traditional way, you can go directly to the URL http://gmail.com/app/v1.0.0/en/gmail-nokia-g.jar. (Of course, this URL is for a specific bunch of Nokia phones).
Quite strangely, the application gives me the error java.lang.IllegalStateException: Cause unknown, which does not help a lot.
Did anyone manage to install the thing?
Update (26Nov06): I managed to get the applet to work on my phone. Apparently my first mobile operator uses a strange proxy configuration that alters downloaded files (???).